Dawn Kissi

Dawn Kissi

Dawn Kissi is an award-winning journalist, executive producer and entrepreneur. 

Her journalism career began in New York City, and she has since reported from a number of countries, covering global business, finance and markets. For the past decade, she has produced and reported extensively on emerging and frontier markets and the geopolitics surrounding them.

Dawn is a 2009 Atlantik-Brucke fellow, and a 2017 Tow-Knight fellow in entrepreneurial journalism. She earned a Master of Science in Journalism from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. 

Nigeria

Nigeria celebrates its democracy but millions remain in poverty

Africa's biggest economy is vulnerable because of high unemployment and slow growth.

Nigeria celebrates its democracy but millions remain in poverty

Africa

African Union launches powerful new single trading market

Impacting more than 1 billion people, the new trade deal will spur economic growth and innovation on the continent.

African Union launches powerful new single trading market

Silicon Valley

Uber still chasing profitability as losses top $1bn

Even as a New York Stock Exchange listed company, Uber is still losing money.

Uber still chasing profitability as losses top $1bn

Women

Chronic hunger continues to impact women worldwide

On World Hunger Day, millions still lack access to food as they face persistent poverty.

Chronic hunger continues to impact women worldwide

Business & Economy

US jobs market posts blockbuster gains in April

Hiring surged in April, underscoring US economic strength.

US jobs market posts blockbuster gains in April

Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve holds rates steady despite Trump's jawboning

The US central bank leaves interest rates unchanged despite tweets from President Trump urging rate cuts and stimulus.

Federal Reserve holds rates steady despite Trump's jawboning

World Bank

World Bank preparing to become 'deeply involved' in Venezuela

IMF and World Bank chiefs address crisis in Venezuela on opening day of spring meetings.

 World Bank preparing to become 'deeply involved' in Venezuela

IMF

IMF cuts global growth outlook to lowest since financial crisis

IMF urges cooperation on trade, warning that the world economy is in a 'delicate' moment.

IMF cuts global growth outlook to lowest since financial crisis

IMF

Debuts and pressing economic challenges on tap at IMF/World Bank

The two multilateral institutions attract power brokers from across the globe - and plenty of criticism.

Debuts and pressing economic challenges on tap at IMF/World Bank